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Linville Gorge Wilderness, coverning more than 12,000 acres, is laced with trails that wind through thickets of mountain laurel and descend to the depths of Linville Gorge - one of eastern America's most rugged and scenic gorges. It is frequently referred to as the "Grand Canyon of the East."Linville Falls, NC Wilderness Areas
An exact replica of the late senator's home library, it contains hundreds of books and treasures, many from his days as chairman of the Senate Watergate Hearings in the '70s. Located on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College. Open Mon-Fri, 8 am-5 pm.
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Small authentic Waldensian winery uses methods of the Waldensian immigrants from Italy who settled Valdese in 1893. Tours, tastings and sales available. No charge for tours and tastings.Open year round; Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 1-6; other days by appointment only.Wine list:Valdese, NC Other Attractions